Troy Balderson, Republican candidate for Ohio's 12th Congressional District, speaks to a crowd of supporters during an election night party Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, in Newark, Ohio.
Photo: AP Photo/Jay LaPrete
Photo: AP Photo/Jay LaPrete

The left discusses Ohio results

From US News & World Report: “Republican Troy Balderson appears to have barely held onto a traditionally Republican district in Ohio.”

2. Tuesday Night Is a Bad Sign for Republican House Chances

From RCP: “The main event was the House special election in Ohio’s 12th Congressional District.”

2. Who won the House race in Ohio? The pollsters.

From Washington Post: “It should have been a slam dunk for Republicans.”

3. A Nail-Biter in Ohio Is a Democratic Triumph

From New York Times: “The party wildly outperformed expectations, raising hopes for a big November.”

‘Are states resisting the Janus decision?’ the right ponders

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